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The Future of Decentralized Banking with Bankless
Kevin is joined by Ryan Sean Adams and David Hoffman of the Bankless podcast and newsletter to discuss the current state of decentralized finance, the role of layer one versus layer two protocols, and the future of banking.
Particle: Fractionalizing Banksy with NFTs
Kevin is joined by the founders of the Particle Collection, a new way to own, collect, and experience fine art masterpieces through NFTs. Here, they discuss how Particle aims to acquire and tokenize the world’s greatest masterpieces via a particalization process that divides ownership of each work into 10,000 unique NFTs. Its first piece: Banksy’s 2005 “Love is in the Air.”
From Web2 to Web3: Alexis Ohanian and Kevin Rose
Kevin is joined by Alexis Ohanian, founder of venture capital firm SevenSevenSix and co-founder of Reddit. Here, they discuss youthful Digg vs. Reddit rivalry, Web2 lessons for Web3 aspirants, the cultural and economic benefits of diversifying the crypto space, NFT collecting, the future of investment, Bored Apes vs. CryptoPunks, the power of community, and much more.
Side Chain Scaling with Sandeep Nailwal, Co-Founder of Polygon
Polygon Ethereum side chain co-founder Sandeep Nailwal joins Kevin to discuss what makes Polygon so unique, the secure mobility of NFTs minted on Polygon, future fixes to bridge assets to Ethereum, the future of the MATIC token, and much more.
Where Data Lives in an IPFS/Filecoin World with Mikeal Rogers
Kevin is joined by Mikeal Rogers, engineering manager at Protocol Labs, the team behind Filecoin and IPFS. Here, they try to answer the important questions around decentralized storage, like where our NFTs and data live in a Web3 world — especially when a marketplace (like Hic et Nunc) goes down. Also, they discuss what Filecoin is and how it works with IPFS, when major browsers will support IPFS, how we can speed up IPFS image loading, and much more.
Artist Spotlight: Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda is Dropping ZIGGURATS
Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park and Fort Minor fame joins Kevin to discuss why he was initially reluctant to embrace the NFT scene (in spite of setting Kevin on the path to his own obsession), drumming up acceptance of NFTs in the mainstream, industry skeuomorphism, current collaborations, the state of unreleased Linkin Park music, and where people can go to await Mike’s upcoming ZIGGURATS drop.